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20 August 2019

NLU Delhi has said that the Chief Justice of India (CJI) Ranjan Gogoi was not due to award a medal to an NLU Delhi topper at its convocation last weekend, after a report in the Indian Express quoted the student declining to attend over reservations to receive the award from Gogoi, who had been accused of sexual harassment and of reacting to the charges badly.

27 June 2019

A former Khaitan & Co associate has, in a 12-page resignation letter, expressed her concern about the internal prevention of sexual harassment (POSH) committee’s handling of her complaint against a fellow associate.

22 April 2019

Advocate Utsav Bains, who is practising in Delhi and has previously appeared for a rape survivor in the ultimately successful conviction of Asaram Bapu, has written a public Facebook post alleging that an anonymous person, possibly a ‘fixer’, had offered him Rs 1.5 crores to represent the sexual harassment complainant against Chief Justice of India (CJI) Ranjan Gogoi, in order to force him to resign.

20 April 2019

The Chief Justice of India (CJI) Ranjan Gogoi has instituted a special bench this morning, at 10:30am in Court Number 1, headed by himself alongside justices Arun Mishra and Sanjeev Khanna, to vociferously refute sexual harassment allegations made against him by a complainant in a letter sent to all Supreme Court judges.

29 October 2018

Symbiosis Law School (SLS) Hyderabad has attracted the threat of a nationwide agitation after it suspended two female students who had complained of sexual harassment on the law school’s campus, reported Firstpost and others.

28 October 2018

NLU Delhi has released a carefully worded notice on Friday (26 October) that a student, who had allegedly tried to commit suicide on Wednesday after complaining that sexual harassment inquiry by the law school’s Internal Complaints Committee (ICC) against him was procedurally defective, had “recovered considerably” and that the standard appeals process against the ICC remained open to him.

15 October 2018

Karanjawala & Co has filed a criminal defamation complaint for parliamentarian MJ Akbar today against a female journalist who had alleged in Tweets on 8 October that she had been sexually harassed by him while he was her boss and a senior editor.

12 October 2018

NLSIU Bangalore students have posted several new accounts and allegations of sexual harassment and assault by other students on the law school’s virtual internal noticeboard over the last week.

04 October 2018

NLU Delhi’s entire male student population has been blacklisted from debates at St Stephens, Delhi University, as several female students have come forward on social media to recount sexual harassment stories, following social media posts by students naming harassers that went viral.

24 May 2018

Well-known academic, Alternative Law Forum (ALF) founder and NLSIU Bangalore alumnus Lawrence Liang has appealed in the Delhi high court against Ambedkar University Delhi’s sexual harassment committee finding of March that he had harassed a female PhD student of another Delhi university, suspending him from administrative duties.

17 April 2018

GNLU Gandhinagar is investigating two sexual harassment complaints filed by two female students: one against another male student of the law school and another against a male staff member.

02 April 2018

At NLSIU Bangalore the second reported instance of sexual harassment, which occurred in December 2016, has apparently now blown over without consequence as NLS alumni have been asked to get involved for support to expedite punishment for the accused.

08 March 2018

Well-known human rights activist, academic and lawyer Lawrence Liang, who is a professor of law at Ambedkar University Delhi (AUD), has been found guilty by an AUD committee of having sexually harassed a female PhD student of another university, reported Asia Times today.

27 February 2018

UK firm Travers Smith has introduced “That's not cool” as a phrase and hashtag that anyone at the law firm is intended to be able to use in response to anything that a colleague has said or done that makes them uncomfortable, reported The Lawyer (requires free registration to read).

01 February 2018

Action is awaited from NLSIU Bangalore's administration on the complaint of its internal sexual harassment probe body (SHIC) against the image shared on WhatsApp that allegedly mocked one of its earlier case investigations, as we had yesterday reported.

31 January 2018

NLSIU Bangalore has re-opened sexual harassment investigations barely 10 days after it closed a December 2016 investigation, following a photo allegedly mocking the incident that had kicked off the original inestigation was shared on a WhatsApp group of male students of the law school, reported The Bangalore Mirror.

27 December 2017

Amity University Panvel law department head and dean academics have been asked to resign after they were held guilty of sexual harassment by the university's Committee Against Sexual Harassment (CASH), reported the Mumbai Mirror.

02 November 2017

To borrow the words of one anonymous tipster, we’ve not been living under a rock for the past weeks.

20 September 2017

At NLSIU Bangalore last week, for the first time in the life of the law school’s 15-year-old Code to Combat Sexual Harassment (the so-called SHARIC), which has resulted in seven sexual harassment inquiries to date, students came up with the idea of an internal rule that would hit those found guilty where it may hurt the most: their job prospects.

05 September 2017

A judicial committee will be investigating the sexual harassment complaints made by RMLNLU Lucknow students who had written a letter to their chancellor and the state's chief minister Yogi Adityanath that a senior staff member had sexually harassed female students.

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